It is the newest neighbourhood of Buenos Aires and it sports the latest trends in architecture. Set on a coastal strip where there are old docks (huge sheds which in the past were used to store cargo brought by the ships that arrived at the port). They were recycled to give place to elegant offices and luxurious restaurants. The project, which was developed in 1991, was devised in order to integrate the port to the city, as an extension of its downtown area.
- Yacht Club Puerto Madero. Dock 4
It is the oldest Argentine vessel still afloat. Built in 1874 in England, it was the school ship of the Argentina Navy between 1877 and 1880. His most famous mission was the rescue in 1903 of the Swedish Antarctic expedition, which was wrecked and trapped by ice in Antarctica. It is 85 meters long and 13.3 meters wide.
- Buque Museo Corbeta Uruguay. Dock 4
Its construction was commissioned by the Comodoro Rivadavia to a shipyard in Birkenhead England in 1898. The 3-mast frigate has 85 meters in length and 13 meters in width was a school ship of the Argentine Navy. After exceeding a sailing distance of 1,000,000 miles (39 trips across the world’s oceans), the frigate stopped sailing in 1961.
- Buque Museo Fragata Sarmiento. Dock 3
Its construction was commissioned by the Comodoro Rivadavia to a shipyard in
Birkenhead England in 1898. The 3-mast frigate of 85 metres in length and 13
metres in width was a school ship of the Argentina Navy. After exceeding
sailing one billion miles (39 trips across the seas in the world), the
frigate stopped sailing in 1961.
- Ex Gran Hotel
de Inmigrantes. Av. Antártida Argentina 1355.
It was at this place where thousands of immigrants stepped on Argentine soil for the first time, legalized their status and received shelter, food and medical care.